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  • Gun Buyback Programs
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    Gun Buyback Programs

    Secretary Cuomo briefed reporters on the success of HUD-sponsored gun buyback events to get guns off the streets. Mayors from various states voiced their support for the program, and spoke…

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  • Gun Lawsuit Settlement
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    Gun Lawsuit Settlement

    Officials briefed reporters on the Clinton administration’s decision not to join a class action lawsuit against gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson. The threat of legal action was dropped after…

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  • Housing and Urban Development Proposed Budget
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    Housing and Urban Development Proposed Budget

    Secretary Cuomo and others talked to reporters about the $1.6 billion budget cut for the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2000. They stressed that this cut would…

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  • Discount Home Sales to Police Officers
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    Discount Home Sales to Police Officers

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  • Housing Discrimination
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    Housing Discrimination

    Participants spoke about the importance of equality in housing opportunities, both in housing and lending. Secretary Cuomo stated that while much progress has been made the Department of…

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  • Meeting the Challenges of Homelessness
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    Meeting the Challenges of Homelessness

    Panelists talked about the problem of homelessness in the United States and new methods and solutions to alleviating the problem. The panelists talked about economic conditions and…

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  • Economic Future of US Cities
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    Economic Future of U.S. Cities

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development hosted a forum on the economic future of U.S. cities. Panelists made presentations on their ideas for how urban areas and residents can participate in…

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  • FHA Refund and Internet Fraud
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    FHA Refund and Internet Fraud

    Secretary Cuomo and Chairman Pitofsky briefed reporters on two subjects. One was a public education campaign about millions of FHA insurance refunds and about possible fraudulent activities…

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  • Landlords and FederallyAssisted Housing
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    Landlords and Federally-Assisted Housing

    Secretary Cuomo and Attorney General Reno released details about new initiatives to penalize landlords who provide sub-standard housing even though they are HUD subsidized. They took…

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  • Community Empowerment Banking Plan
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    Community Empowerment Banking Plan

    Secretary Cisneros announced that the administration was providing $20 million for community banks in Washington, DC, Baltimore and six rural Mississippi counties. He stated that these…

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  • Homeless Grants
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    Homeless Grants

    Participants announced $900 million in federal grants to cities and organizations to deal with homeless persons and talked about the money would be used to help people.

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  • US Housing Issues
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    U.S. Housing Issues

    Following an introduction by Andrew Cuomo, Secretary Cisneros spoke about the five priorities of HUD which include an increase in available low-income housing and loan availability. In the final…

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  • Homeless Shelter Tour
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    Homeless Shelter Tour

    Ms. Gore and Mr. Cuomo toured a New York homeless shelter in the Bronx that was founded in 1986 by Andrew Cuomo. They visited with numerous children attending a day care facility and…

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  • Homelessness and Poverty
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    Homelessness and Poverty

    Assistant Secretary Cuomo and Ms. Gore discussed homelessness in the U.S. and especially New York city. Ms. Gore analyzed the need for government reform to provide homeless persons with federal aid and…

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